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China Launches Three Tianping 2 Satellites into Orbit

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A Long March 11 carrier rocket carrying three Tianping 2 satellites blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Gansu province, March 30, 2022. [Photo by Wang Jiangbo/For chinadaily.com.cn]

JIUQUAN — China has successfully sent three satellites into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China on Wednesday.

The three satellites were launched by a Long March 11 carrier rocket at 10:29 a.m. (Beijing Time) and have entered their planned orbit.

The three satellites Tianping 2A, Tianping 2B and Tianping 2C will provide services such as atmospheric space environment survey and orbital prediction model correction.

It was the 413th mission of the Long March rocket series.

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